The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

From left to right, Nicholas Harvey, Evelyn Ramos and Elena Patro are part of the Student Senate this year. Read Patro and Ramos’ column about their experience with the Equity Subcommittee at

Student Senate gives teens a voice

Nicholas Harvey, Editor-in-Chief April 29, 2022

In the first year of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Student Senate, the Student Voice Subcommittee (SVS) has primarily led two student voice efforts: pushing for a student board member on...

The beloved Costco churro has returned to the Costco food court.

The triumphant return of the Costco churro

Nick Harvey, Opinions Editor May 28, 2021

The friendly service. The wide array of items. The food court. There’s much to love about Costco.  But Costco has become even more lovable with the re-introduction of their classic churro at the...

Canyon Lakes Brewerys par burgers are a great hit, but faced some tough competition from other great spots in San Ramon.

When in Roam, do as the ROAMans do

Nick Harvey and Ari Harvey May 28, 2021

San Ramon has no shortage of America’s quintessential culinary fare: the cheeseburger. We tasted every burger place in the city and found the best burgers. We tried drive-thrus, sit-down restaurants,...

The city of San Ramon gave a presentation that included 911-operating triage on how to handle mental health related calls that may come in.

Fire Protection District, Police Department Pilot Reforms to Mental Health Response

Nick Harvey May 11, 2021

A pilot plan that would reduce engagement from law enforcement during non-violent mental health crisis calls was introduced to the San Ramon City Council at Tuesday's meeting. No action was taken on...

Cal High heads to the polls virtually to elect ASB, Leadership positions

Nick Harvey April 22, 2021

Cal High students will be voting on Thursday and Friday for their Associated Student Body (ASB) President, Vice-President, and two Masters of Ceremonies for next school year. Students will also vote...

Keeping students safe means ending the SRO program

Nick Harvey March 12, 2021

As the COVID vaccine begins its national rollout, we are hopefully on the cusp of defeating a public health crisis and being able to return to a healthy school environment. But there is more to a healthy...

Opinions Editor Nick Harvey waits in the line to virtually meet with Santa Claus Saturday at the City Center. Kids of all ages were able to remotely engage with Santa, who appeared on a large, flatscreen TV. Mrs. Claus was there in person to help out.

Virtual visit to Santa leads to the question: Why aren’t we all getting immunity to COVID for Christmas?

Nick Harvey December 11, 2020

Last year, I wrote for The Californian about my experience of visiting Santa at the ripe old age of 15. I thought my interaction with St. Nick had ceased at that point, with my Christmas experience forever...

Harvey studies a world globe in geography teacher Hannah Cheng’s classroom.

Where in the world is Nick Harvey?

Ananya Nag, News Editor May 28, 2019

Freshman Nick Harvey is pursuing his passion in geography, going on to win awards on a national level.  In April, Harvey competed in the National History Bee and Bowl in Arlington, Va., reaching...

AP Comparative Gov should be offered

AP Comparative Gov should be offered

Nick Harvey, Freshman Columnist February 12, 2019

AP Comparative Govern- ment (APCG) is a fascinating class that we need at Cal High. The class consists of learningabout the political systems of sixdifferent countries - the Unit- ed Kingdom,...

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